Do Gators Wear Goggles?

Look closely at Bayou’s eye in this photograph. Do you notice how it appears milky or cloudy? That is because one of his eyelids is shut! Unlike humans, alligators, and many other animals, have… more ›

Reid Park Zoo in Tanzania!

Jambo from Tanzania! Dr. Sue Tygielski, Director of Zoological Operations, and Jed Dodds, Events and Outreach Supervisor, have traveled to Africa to learn about wildlife, conservation, and the important role that zoos play… more ›

Denver the Giraffe Turns 31!

Reid Park Zoo celebrated a milestone birthday over the weekend: Denver the giraffe turned 31! The median life expectancy for giraffes is 19 years, making this a particularly significant birthday to honor. Denver… more ›

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Need something affordable, memorable, and fast? If you’re scrambling for a last minute holiday gift, don’t worry Reid Park Zoo has it covered! Here are a few thoughtful presents for everyone on your… more ›

The Best Cyber Monday Deal in Tucson!

Save BIG on a Reid Park Zoo Membership! With unlimited daytime admission year-round, a Reid Park Zoo membership is already Southern Arizona’s best value, and with this unbelievable Cyber Monday deal, how can… more ›

The Meerkat Mob is Back!

The meerkat mob is back, with an expanded habitat!  Two popular attractions at Reid Park Zoo have been under construction but guests will now have the opportunity to get eye-to-eye with two of… more ›